extended delivery period, payment and notification of acceptance
Prompt payment (210€)
- Deadline for submission of papers: 15 July 2023.
- Notification acceptance or rejection: 31 July 2023.
- Registration deadline: 15 September 2023
Standard quota (260€)
- Deadline for submission of papers: 22 October 2023.
- Notification acceptance or rejection: 7 November 2023.
- Registration deadline: 22 November 2023.
Late registration (310€)
- Registration deadline: 1 December 2023.
Submission of papers to the Organising Committee must respect the following norms:
An author may not appear in more than three papers and may only appear once as first author.
Papers must be submitted via the website, using the SUBMISSION OF PAPERS FORM , and must respect the guidelines for formatting and citation standards. Each paper can only be submitted in one scientific area.
Receipt will be confirmed. Authors should not assume that the paper has been accepted until they receive the corresponding confirmation.
Papers may be submitted in any of the official languages of the Conference: Spanish, Portuguese or English.
Papers submitted in PDF format for review must not contain any element that would allow their identification. Authors must ensure that their work contains no explicit identification or hidden identification in the file settings. Those whose authorship is identified will be excluded.
- The text must be sent via the website in PDF format, with no author identification, and in Microsoft Word format with author identification.
- The text must be typed on A4 formatted single-spaced and justified. Margins 2.5 centimetres on the right, top and bottom sides and 3.0 centimetres on the left side.
- Papers may not exceed 80,000 characters or 18 pages, including figures, tables and references at the end of the text.
- The first paragraph should be reserved for the name of the scientific area in which the authors propose to include the paper, in capital letters, Times New Roman, 10, normal and left justified.
- After a space (one blank line), the second paragraph should include the Title of the paper, in capital letters, Times New Roman, 12, bold and left justified.
- After inserting a space (a blank line), the third paragraph should begin and should include the full name and surname of the authors, followed by the e-mail address and affiliation, Times New Roman font, 11, normal and right justified. When there is more than one author, the remaining authors should appear on different lines.
- After two blank spaces (two blank lines), the fourth paragraph will begin with the word ‘ABSTRACT’ in capital letters, Times New Roman, 11, bold, followed by the text of the abstract, Times New Roman, 11, normal. The abstract may be presented in Spanish or Portuguese, always with an English translation ‘ABSTRACT’ or only in English. The abstract should not exceed 150 words.
- After inserting a space (a blank line), the fifth paragraph should begin with the expression ‘KEY WORDS’, in capital letters, Times New Roman, 11, bold, and the key words should be indicated in Times New Roman, 11, normal, left-justified and separated by commas. Three to five keywords should be indicated. The keywords may be presented in Spanish or Portuguese, always with a translation in English ‘KEYWORDS’ or only in English.
- A line should be inserted after the keywords.
- After two blank spaces, the first heading should begin, followed by the text, which should be in Times New Roman, 10, normal font, without tabs, justified, with a blank line separating the paragraphs.
- Titles and subtitles in the text will be identified by Arabic numerals (1,2,3…), in capital letters, Times New Roman, 10, bold, justified, preceded by two blank lines and followed by a blank line.
- Footnotes should appear at the bottom of the page in Times New Roman, 8, normal and justified.
- Figures (graphs, flowcharts, etc.), which should preferably be in black and white, centred, with numbered caption and font below, written in Times New Roman, 10, normal, inserted in the text and made with Microsoft Office applications or, alternatively, inserted as images.
- Tables, always with vertical lines, should be in black and white, centred, with numbered title above and font below, written in Times New Roman, 10, normal, to be inserted in the text. For acronyms and/or abbreviations, shown in tables, their meaning should be presented in ‘Note to the table’, separated by a semicolon, in Times New Roman, 8, normal.
- Equations should be numbered sequentially, in parentheses, stand alone on one line and be referenced in the text.
- Citation and referencing rules should follow APA guidelines (http://www.apastyle.org/).
- References should be presented in Times New Roman, 9, normal, in alphabetical order and according to APA standards.
Presentation and defence
- The presentation time for each paper should not exceed 12 minutes. At the end of each session, an overall time will be set aside for questions and discussion of the papers presented during that session.
- The maximum number of slides should not exceed 15 and the font size should not be less than 20.
- Equipment: The rooms will be equipped with a computer and a projector.
- Moderators: The person chairing each session shall have all relevant information available prior to the start of that session.
- Order of presentation: Except for reasons of force majeure, which will be assessed by the moderators, the order of presentation foreseen in the programme must not be altered. Once the presentation has been completed, credentials will be given to the authors.
- Publication of papers: The abstracts of accepted papers will be published in a book with ISBN.
- For further information, please contact the Conference Secretariat.